enjoin to (do something)

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enjoin to (do something)

To order someone to do something, often legally. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enjoin" and "to." The judge enjoined me to pay reparations to the people I'd wronged.
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enjoin someone to do something

to order someone to do something. We sought to enjoin her to remain in office. Sally wants to enjoin the committee to finish its work on time.
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The commandments tell voters to shun 'candidates living an immoral life,' and enjoin them to 'always put the welfare of the country as top priority in choosing the candidate you will vote for.'